Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery I

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"The Rubin Museum, New York, is among the top five museums in the world for Himalayan art. It has one of the finest collections found anywhere in the world. In both North America and Europe there are only a handful of museums with the same quality and breadth as the Rubin Museum.

The comparable museums to the Rubin are the Los Angeles County Museum, Asian Art Museum San Francisco, Guimet Musee National in Paris and the Museum of Culture in Basel, Switzerland.

In India, the Tibet House Museum has a comparable but smaller collection focusing on Tibetan art, as well as the Zanabazar Museum in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, again focusing on Mongolian created art.

The Rubin Museum is also the most documented and published collection of Himalayan art among all of the museum and private collections anywhere."

Jeff Watt, 10-2014.

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Painting Galleries:
Gallery I | Gallery II | Gallery III | Gallery IV | Gallery V | Gallery VI | Gallery VII | Gallery VIII | Gallery IX | Illuminated Manuscripts

Sculpture Galleries:
Gallery I | Gallery II | Gallery III | Book Covers | Carved Wood Blocks | Mask Gallery | Stamped Clay | Densatil Sculpture

Regions:
Bhutan | Mongolia | Nepal

Subjects:
Arhats | Avalokiteshvara | Blockprints | Bon Religion | Mandala | Ngor Tradition | Textiles

Kalachakra (Buddhist Deity)
Kalachakra (Buddhist Deity)
Yogambara (Buddhist Deity)
Yogambara (Buddhist Deity)
Guhyasamaja (Buddhist Deity): Akshobhyavajra
Guhyasamaja (Buddhist Deity)
Akshobhyavajra
Mahakala (Buddhist Protector): Panjarnata (Lord of the Pavilion)
Mahakala (Buddhist Protector)
Panjarnata (Lord of the Pavilion)
Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity): Amoghapasha (Unfailing Lasso)
Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity)
Amoghapasha (Unfailing Lasso)
Miscellaneous: (unidentified)
Miscellaneous
(unidentified)
Shri Devi (Buddhist Protector): Dudsolma
Shri Devi (Buddhist Protector)
Dudsolma
Teacher (Lama): Buddhashri
Teacher (Lama)
Buddhashri
Arhat/Sthavira (Buddhist Elder)
Arhat/Sthavira (Buddhist Elder)
Teacher (Lama): (unidentified)
Teacher (Lama)
(unidentified)
Teacher (Lama): Sakya Tridzin 32, Wangdu Nyingpo
Teacher (Lama)
Sakya Tridzin 32, Wangdu Nyingpo
Hayagriva (Buddhist Deity): Red (3 faces, 6 hands. Secret Accomplishment)
Hayagriva (Buddhist Deity)
Red (3 faces, 6 hands. Secret Accomplishment)